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in shopping mall parking lots. these tents are pitched outside a best buy in tampa, florida, where shoppers are hoping to get the early-bird holiday specials. with big retail chains opening their doors for black friday, on thursday night, there are complaints about companies putting commerce ahead of family time. walmart has been threatened with protests by its employees. the company filed a complaint with the national labor relations board hoping to stop the demonstrations, but the board won't rule on it before tomorrow. diane eastabrook looks at the personal price of thanksgiving day store hours. >> reporter: this is the calm before the storm at a chicago toys r us. manager danny soro thinks up to 10,000 shoppers will descend on the store when it opens thanksgiving evening, forcing his 300 employees to cut short their holiday. >> we open at 8:00 and we're expecting lines to start from 5 pm to go pretty much throughout the plaza. >> reporter: walmart, kmart, and sears are also opening tomorrow at 8pm; target's opening at 9:00pm. and while opening on turkey day is expected to mean big busin
the lindsay graham joke. it was a pretty good one. ( laughter ). perhaps the best news was in florida. after months of republican governor rick scott attempting to suppress democratic voter turnout, and attempting to decrease voter discomfort and my favorite introducing a 10-page novelette state ballot to people who couldn't handle a ( bleep ) one-page ballot. florida remains too close to call. what is the good news, you say? the election was decide without them. ( applause ) ( cheers ) for once, florida's cluster ( bleep ) is irrelevant. it's like hearing good news, america. the tumor on your dong is benign. ( laughter ). it's a joke about... come on. we're tired! for the most part, the news naeks acquitted themselves nicely with little of the early called controversy and malfunctions of years past, except b.m.n., bull ( bleep ) mountain news, who were caught flat foot bide a historic storm did spite all the evidence just days before, they never saw coming. >> i think mitt romney is going to win the election. >> it just is a momentum. >> i think that mitt romney will win. >> we're going to
ask at risk. >>> vanished. two florida men last seen with the same sheriff's deputy. >> do you have any hope your son is still alive? >> i don't believe terrance is alive. at this point, i have to find out what happened to him. >> the mystery surrounding two missing men. revealing investigations. fascinating characters. stories with impact. this is "cnn presents" with your host tonight, randi kaye and drew griffin. >> tonight, bizarre crimes of baffling stories of whodunit and a scam targeting your paycheck and mysterious case of two men in florida who simply vanished. >> we begin on a blistering summer day in erie, pennsylvania. by the time the sun had set, one of the most bizarre bank robberies in the annals of the fbi had been committed. a man described by his family as the salt of the earth was dead, and a mystery full of strange twists was about to unfold with this phone call to 911. >> 911. what's your emergency? >> yes. we've just been robbed. >> is anyone hurt? >> no. he just walked out the door. >> august 28, 2003. erie, pennsylvania. within minutes of robbing a bank, brian
violencia generada por organizaciones criminales, Él es residente de florida estuvo hace 3 dÍas en sonora uno de los estados marcado por la alerta y denuncia que ahÍ lo asaltaron. >>> ponte contra el carro que te vamos a revisar y me estaban buscando todo me robaron el dinero los propios policÍa. >>> el departamento de estado emitiÓ su alerta a 19 estados en mÉxico una gran parte del paÍs que incluye a puerto vallarta en jalisco y guerrero, los comerciantes dicen que los alertas son como las llamadas a misa, quiÉn quiere va. >>> ellos hacen caso omiso porque ellos saben que acapulco estÁ seguro. >>> la secretaria de turismo de mÉxico, desistÍ mo la alerta de viaje de estados unidos. >>> mÉxico recomienda que las alertas sean responsables y puntuales mÉxico condena las alertas y responsables. >>> gloria dice que las playas de mÉxico son seguras y son la diversiÓn y descanso para las personas de estados unidos. >>> de cada 100 estadounidense que salÍan del pais 16 vienes a mÉxico hoy vienen 19. >>> Él dice que las alertas no estÁn de sobra. >>> me han dicho que tenga cuidad
for adults and children in southern florida. >>> tv anchors dropped a bomb on viewers last night. >> finally tonight, this will be tony and my final show together here on abc 7. >> they hugged after surprising viewers and colleagues by quitting on the air, later citing frustration with their management. and breezy point, new york, those affected by hurricane sandy were shown some holiday hospitality. new york governor andrew cuomo helped volunteers deliver more than 3,000 turkey dinners to those in need. >>> in new york city, hundreds of first responders and red cross workers were also giving the city meals from top chest. >>> a former model from price is right just won the ultimate showcase. brandy cochran was awarded $8.5 million in a wrongful termination case against the producers. she worked for seven years and was fired when she tried to return to work after maternity leave. >>> danica patrick announced her divorce via facebook and received an astounding response. 5,700 likes and filled with comments of support and more than a few marriage proposals. you know, give or take a few, i'm su
wanted to stop.read so he decided that the best thing to do would be to ship him to florida, so that is what they did. and there is a photo in the book. they eventually went back, they ended up on the oklahoma reservation after a couple of years in florida. but he had direct input into that. as far as the other reservations, not so much. that was a policy made by the department of the interior and that is why the army wanted to get control of it, because they thought they could do a better job and keep better track of everybody and treat them more fairly. yes, sir? >> can you tell us a little bit about sheridan's personal life? >> yes. he was in his early 40s. he married the daughter of daniel rucker, who is a master general to sheridan's department division in missouri. met her during the great chicago fire. irene and ham lost their home. so they stayed with sheridan and their brother at their home. they were married and ended up having $3 in the sun. they were married and had three daughters and a son. they had a very happy marriage. they all moved to washington where he becam
. alabama, florida, louisiana, florida, texas leads the pack with more than 115,000 signatures by itself to, quote, peacefully grant the state of texas to withdraw from the united states of america and create its own new government. as "the washington post" dana milbank put it in a recent column f obama were serious about being a good steward of the nation's finances, he would let them go. did you hear that? because many of those states are what dana milbank said are government takers, they take more in federal money than they pay in taxes. alabama gets $1.71 from the federal government for every $1 paid in taxes. louisiana gets $1.45 in federal aid for every $1 they pay in taxes. author of "bush's brain," and james braxton peterson associate professor of english at lehigh, and michael steele, former chair of the rnc and a political analyst here at msnbc. gentlemen, this is an extraordinary thing but let's talk about this, professor peterson, recent "daily beast" article you talked about using maps in 1859 to america today where states are petitioning to secede following obama's election. y
of ifferent states where the floor is there. you know, i could not make a broad statement and say florida's in the floor, but i o believe the gulf coast has. as you move a little bit further south, you know, the market is still a little hollow tile in south florida, but in the north west portionof florida that is definitely getting to be a little bit more stable. and it tennessee is still a little unstable. you know, there are great foreclosures. prices are down. a great time to buy. going out west, lot of the markets out there are depressed because they kind of follow the housing mrket with a little b of a lag. of course, once the primary housing market increases in the secondary home market we will increase. gerri: you are an expert because you own a lot of second homes, written about the market extensively. what kinds of factors, becau you have done this repeatedly, what kind of factors should individuals who are trying to do this committee for the first time be thinking about? >> well, the first thing you have to think about is where you'll buy it. i recommend buying close to home, wi
. and so kent mentioned earlier the case out of florida in the sue presume court graham in which the court said the juvenile should be treated differently with respect to life without the possibility of parole. the same happened in simmons where the court has treated juveniles differently. it may be the case we can start to do that. we can start to categorize people. we categorized a group of individuals in virginia and said those people who have mental retardation have lesser couple ability for a whole host of reasons, they're more likely to follow people. they're more likely to be subject to peer pressure, less likely to have made premeditated decision-making. that's probably where this evidence is the most useful. we have a standard in criminal law called the reasonable person standard. this fictitious person that we measure everybody's conduct by. we say this is the person, the average person, the average juror, the average individual, the kind of conduct that we would expect an average member of society to live up to. well, as it turns out that none of us are quite average, right. and
donations in south florida. >>> on to maine. a pair of tv news anchors dropped a bomb on viewers last night. >> and finally tonight, this will be tony and my final show together here on abc 7. >> cindy michaels and tony. consiglio hug after surprising viewers and colleagues by quitting on air, later citing frustration with their management. >>> the reverend jesse jackson says his family is feeling a great sense of pain after his son, jesse jackson jr., resigned from office yesterday. jackson had been away from work for nearly six months while seeking help for mental health issues. but as nbc's kelly o'donnell reports, jackson still faces other challenges. >> reporter: a once promising political career is officially over with an end marked by a sad spiral of illness and legal troubles. jesse jackson jr., the 47-year-old son of the famed civil rights leader gave up his seat in congress after 17 years. in a resignation letter to house speaker john boehner writing in part, "my health issues and treatment regimen have become incompatible with service in the house of representatives." jackson has
own right. what we found was that even in southern states, florida, significant majorities, over 60%, believe that people who had an addiction should not be sent to jail the first or second time, jail or prison the first or second time that they were picked up on drug possession. so you saw that as sort of a moral notion and you also see the cost-savings argument. when people -- i could critically say, look, most drug treatment does not work most of the time for most of the people who pursue it. that said, dollar for dollar, person for person, drug treatment is a dramatically better investment than incarceration, right? you think about it. treatment is like quitting cigarettes, right? people need multiple times and you don't know until you're on your deathbed. cigarettes are more addictive than other drugs and takes time. but i think people responded to some extent on a moral basis that it's just not right to put people behind bars for that and secondly on the cost savings piece. the third one was the utilization of law enforcement resources. we see that with marijuana and other dru
that is a good thing. the people in ohio, virginia, florida, nevada -- they took this election enormously seriously, understood the unique role they had to play. voters in battleground states understand they have a unique role a lot of us the citizens united to enjoy because they are not and state that will determine the president. >> the super pac's dynamic this time was obviously new and unprecedented. you had senate candidates -- sherrod brown in ohio had $40 million spent against him by super pac's. we had in the last week of our campaign $100 million spent against the president. that is more than the mccain campaign spent in its entirety. remarkable thing. a lot of senate candidates still one. but in house races it had an impact. barack obama, sherrod brown, governors -- they have definition. the spending is a little less nefarious. it's still tough to deal with, but you are not somebody who is now and then somebody drops $4 million on your head will have an impact. we have never seen spending like this. there is a term in politics called gross rating points, the amount of television
times." reporting on general petraeus. our republican line from florida, what is your optimism level? caller: first of all, i am a snowbird from west chester, pa ennsylvania. host: i am going to put you on hold. you are breaking up. i think your cell phone coverage or your connection is not that good. the producer will get on the line with you. daniel in louisiana, the independence line. caller: hello and thank you for taking my call. i am very optimistic and very happy that obama won. i believe the country is going to move forward. he is not going to let the partisanship bring down this country. i always tell people how i came to this country when everybody was talking about reagan. how the deficit was going so much that our grandchildren would have to pay for it. then bush came in and this is the problem we have. i am also concerned about the people who call themselves christians. when you hear them talking, they are more hateful than any other human being. i am very optimistic about this country. host: where are you from originally? caller: i am from nigeria. host: carol, try agai
giving a shout out. florida. i missed them last time. don't want to leave florida out this time. if you take a look over here, the parade, carol, has just now gotten under way. you can see the north carolina marching band marching their way toward us. behind the florida marching band -- north carolina marching band. a new edition to this year's parade, hello kitty in her biplane. happy thanksgiving. >> hey! >> reporter: we'll be out here all morning. >> hello kitty in her biplane? >> yeah, take a look. there she is. hello kitty, making her way in her biplane with these gorgeous young ladies here from north carolina, marching down. it's a lot of fun, you know. >> all i can say is it's a blessing that the weather is warm with those outfits. jason carroll, we'll get back to you. have fun. i love his reports from the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >>> they risked their lives defending our freedoms. now one organization is doing its part to make sure our troops have a very happy thanksgiving. >>> hi, i'm second lieutenant rachel gruber with alpha company 3tsb. i would like to say hi to my m
in florida dropped overnight, after his comments got widespread attention, according to the "huffington post." denny's corporate ceo has expressed disappointment with mr. mets and said it wasn't the company's position. what happened here is that these corporate leaders were living the republican lie. they were buying into fearmongering about the economy and the effects of the affordable care act. once president obama won a resounding re-election victory, they stuck to the republican script, but they saw they could potentially take a financial hit by making these threats. it's not worth the risk to the bottom line, to be so political. didn't the ceo of papa john's realize that maybe democrats eat pizza as well? joining me tonight, the political editor of the progressive magazine, ruth c connif, and john nichols of "the nation" magazine. john, aren't these leaders figuring out they're going to take a hit to the bottom line, when you choose to be political like this, over their business that really has nothing to do with the politics. what do you think? >> sure. it's one of the first lessons in
dieron su último adiós en la florida, el hombre declaró que después de apuñalarlas las llevó a su casa y les quito al vida. >> vamos a escuchar al tío de una de las inocentes. >> tenemos frustración, estamos amargados, tenemos que aceptar la realidad y seguir con la vida. >> es lamentable, porque los familiares dicen que se pudo evitar, el padre biologico había pedido la tutoria de sus hijos por peligro y se la denegaron. >> la adolescente de quince años de edad tenía un arma y la saco dentro del vehículo, el arma impacto a la víctima de trece años en el cuello. >> podrían haber retrasos en los aeropuertos, porque los trabajadores preparan una huelga. >> se bloquearon las calles de acceso al aeropuerto de los Ángeles, uno de los más importantes del país, y en una época dónde todos víajan. >> el contrato fue roto por la empresa. >> se quejan porque su seguro médico será eliminada en diciembre, es perder uno de sus mayores beneficios laborales. >> ha dejado a los trabajadores sin seguro médico. >> se calcula que durante el feriado, transitaria por el aeropuerto de los Á
in the country, new york, denver, maine, texas, florida, and the bay area. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome rebecca randell. >> great, thank you, melinda. i'm going to ask you all to come up now. as they get seated i'll say a few words. all these panelists really bring a great wealth of experience and wisdom to what on the one hand is actually a really complicated issue and on the other hand at its very core is somewhat simple. whether it's online or off-line, bullying and harassment or as the teens that we encounter at common sense media often say, drama, it's about power. as you heard the boy on the video say, i'm the big dog. who has it, who wants it and who wants to keep it. i realize this is an incredibly simple definition so i will leave it to our panel to pick it apart and to delve deeper. each of our panelists will have the opportunity to give a brief introduction of who they are and their organizations and after we've done the rounds i will pose a series of questions to eefrp of they will and then you will all have the opportunity to interact with them yourselves so we can hav
partnership in south florida with local law enforcement who had gone into schools talking about bullying, including cyber bullying and giving people concrete examples of things of situations they saw, it was remarkable. and that is why we will continue to do that work. so i hope today as we move forward you will understand that we are in this together with you at the department of justice. this is an all hands on deck enterprise. there is so much to do. i hope at the end of this day we will indeed all follow the lead of that student, walk out and say what are one or two things i'm going to do differently and better? how are we going to improve this situation? i hope if you take one and only one thing from melinda and my and ruslyn's remarks today, if you have an idea, please bring them to us. we want to learn from you. we are in this together and i want to say thank you because the most important thing we have is a recognition that you understand that this is indeed a national issue for us to deal with. i'm looking forward to the rest of the day, i appreciate your presence and i
. ease specialt -- especially people in florida are voting for the wrong turkey. >> you have to show id. >> maybe their names should be i am a genetically engineered monster. you are not getting what i am putting down here. these are not things. >> before we leave this topic, is there anything more annoying listening people to talk about what they are thankful for? >> i like to encourage those discussions. i think we rush and we rush and we forget to smell the roses. >> what are you thankful for this year? >> you and this panel of people that i can come and spread a little mirth. i hate hearing -- when it is a woman mumbling how thankful she is that i can't achieve an erection it hurts. >> and you are not coming to me after that one. >> i think i will just move right along. >> it is your fault for asking. >> it absolutely is. never ask a question when you don't know the answer. >> from pardoning a bird to giving it. two women have been placed on unpaid leave after a photo they took at arlington national cemetery provoked outrage on facebook. lyndsay stone thought it would be funny prete
the florida sun. the new carnival cruise ship breeze docked in miami with a 14-story tall inflatable turkey. celebrating the ship's inaugural voyage today. >>> and this is one way to get everything you need for your thanksgiving feast today. build yourself a huge grocery cart. one grocer built a motorized cart 12 feet long and 9 feet tall complete with a steering wheel and motor. it took them two years to build this. and he did it as a way to draw attention to his business. and as natalie knows, we won't be needing a grocery cart because we're going to the restaurant for thanksgiving. >> and it'd be perfect for my costco ones. overflowing. thanks so much, andrea. now let's head down to the parade route and al for a check of your weather. hey, al. >> reporter: good morning, guys. we have got a perfect morning for the parade. it's about 43 degrees. the ocean spray float there. over here, hello kitty is getting ready to take flight in a brand new balloon, as well. it's a perfect day. and for a lot of folks, it is going to be a record-breaking thanksgiving day, warmth, we're talking temperature
fraud. and in florida there were more shark attacks in the first 2010 than the case of voter fraud. how has this taken traction? these courts has not done away with it. they said we have to wait and see and then implement. >> we were discussing this before the show, right? if you look at the presidential election, and the voter turnout numbers that the obama campaign was able to get out higher turnouts despite the laws that are in the process of being passed. you get into a situation where grassroots organizations are going to spend that much more money and that much more preparation and get into the game that much earlier with lawyers and what not to try to get around these things. or to not get around them, but to ensure whatever new laws are passed their voters can apply it. >> michael: tricia, the civil rights movement, it's different than being able to sit down at the bus or the launch counter. is there motivation? >> it's no question, it's a different time. we're in a different era and strategies are different. when you said alabama is close to perfect as it is, i have to tell you
turning out. the president won the cuban vote. the first time infer florida. you saw young voters actually exceeding in most states their turnout from four years ago to the surprise of most analyst. you saw african turn out even though the excitement was four years ago, you saw a real determination there to support the president and you saw african-american rise in a lot of places. that is getting a lot of attention as it should. you have to understand electorate to understand presidential politics. but the president carried most of the key swush suburban counties t. states that are the four heaviest in white population the president won all four of them. so it may be convenient to say we drove good turnout in the latino and african-american community but it's more complex because the president won swing suburban voters and women voters all over the country. presidential campaigns are complicated t. pursuit of 270 electoral votes is complicated. how we won 332 is complicated. it's not just one thing and we'll talk a lot about what that means for politics going forward. one thing i've learn
the kennedys in florida. i do think after the assassination, mrs. johnson made it a priority to ensure that the kennedy children had a chance to finish their schooling in the white house, to leave on their schedule from the white house. and to certainly finish mrs. kennedy's effort to furnish and equip the white house with art and antiques as she had done such a magnificent job of doing. this was a great recording for jacqueline kennedy. mrs. johnson think we carry that out. but they were too very different types of women, and this is johnson was much more actively involved in her husband's political career and jacqueline kennedy was. from the very beginning, really. >> this is also a wonderful story. someone was commiserating with the story, they were commiserating with ladybird after the assassination, saying, oh, you poor thing, and follow jackie kennedy as first lady. ladybird was just aghast at this. she said, oh, how can you possibly pity me? please, pity her, she doesn't have her husband. i still have mine. >> there is another way to look at that statement. it is attributed to m
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down to the beach or build on fault lines in california, near flood areas or hurricane areas in florida. we will not ensure you, but you can build there if you want and added the uninsured are getting expensive private assurance. that will never happen. >> it has to be realistic. we have to do this. i will guarantee you that if we do that people will think twice. wait a second. i'm not going to get this big federal handout. maybe i will build on the beach or near a river. i think that people will think twice. it's not going to stop. not going to stop stupid decisions, but i think people will think twice about it. that is probably the first. melissa: not talking about the people who are devastated. we're talking about this modest plan going forward so that we avoid this kind of destruction and taxpayer costs in the future. thank you for coming on. interesting discussion. the devastation continues to unfold in the wake of the storm. our very own elizabeth macdonald joins me with the untold story. this is the irreplaceable cost of a hurricane. >> that's right. this is usually a beach area.
on inventory.ventory is ather particularly florida. some states in the northeast ans midwest. that is a challenge. people going through that process and the local markete pp because the foreclosures willro lay down on homcee prices.l waio gerri: a lot of talk about doina something to make fannie mae and freddie mac work better, get rid of them. what do you think is the right i solution? >> that is a big long-term question that the obama andrm qo dministrations will have to deal th. [inaudible conversations] to deal with. right now, the government is involved in guaranteeing and investing an investing in a vast majority of new mortgages. the transitions are so important. you can just take the government out of housing suddenly because the mortgage market would come to a halt. the biggest question is what happens with mortgage regulations at the end of january? new rules will be issued around what they deem a borrower able to repay. it could have to do with what banks are willing to write. gerri: do think that will make a big difference to consumers? they are selling it as you'
forget it. bill in florida, bill? >> caller: hey, yes, jim. nice to talk to you. >> same. >> caller: hey, jim, i'm a retiree, and i'm on a fixed income. i'm very concerned about the future. so much uncertainty, jim, uncertain in taxes, uncertain in the elections. >> right. >> caller: and inflation is a big concern of mine. is there anything i can do at my age to protect myself from all these uncertainties that are coming up? >> okay, well, look. i've got to tell you unless you have -- you're a person who really does have to heed my 20% in gld or gold, gold bullion. i'm not going to tell you listen, you should buy bonds that yield 2% and that's going to protect you. i think gold is going to be the best defense you have against the worries that you just outlined. let's go to anthony in virginia, please. anthony? >> caller: washington redskins boo-yah rg3 nation stand up. >> man. dan snyder is your owner, have you thought about that at all? >> caller: i got a quick question. >> boo! >> do i stay on the sidelines or look to get in long-term? >> when it's overbought, my old rule, i use the s&
corps who were shot by snipers. adam burke from florida hit by mortar rounds. all of them came back. what we share with young people when we do this is that there was a place in their life where they came back to their communities and they were on a new frontline and many of them were afraid and it was difficult. what we did with them is we challenge that. we challenge all of these men and women in the same way we challenge them to find a way to continue to serve. adam burke, who was hit by a mortar round, ended up setting up his own nonprofit. another one set of habitat for humanity and another one became a youth hockey football coach. and then the internship at the first lady's office, joining forces, lissa steinman ended up becoming a biology teacher and what happened was for all of them, they started to serve again and they took on this challenge of finding a way to continue to serve on the new frontline. what we have found is that to be able to serve all of them has been an inspiration for young people around the country. i finished the book with this challenge for young people
. the oil sands are buried under forests in alberta the size of florida. the oil here doesn't come gushing out of the sand the way it does in the middle east. the oil is in the sand. it has to be dug up and processed. >> this mine in general will be in operation for about 25 years. >> rick george, the colorado-born c.e.o. of suncor energy, took us into his strip mine for a tour. >> so, bob, this is what the oil sands tar looks like. it's a very rich, very pliable kind of a soil. >> now, when i squeeze it, why doesn't oil come out? >> well, because it's not warm enough. if you add this to hot water, you'll start the separation process, and you'll see the oil come to the top of the water, and you'll see sand drop to the bottom. >> it looks like topsoil, doesn't it? >> it does, but it is oil. >> it looks like topsoil, but all it grows is money. [laughter] it didn't always. the oil sands have been in the ground for millions of years, but for decades, prospectors lost millions of dollars trying to squeeze the oil out of the sand. it simply cost too much. t. boone pickens, the legendary texas oi
this high producing some warmer conditions across the south. the gulf coast through florida, just gorgeous. plenty of sunshine from chicago all the way down to washington, d.c., down through richmond, virginia. and sunny and warm as well in the southwest, through phoenix, arizona, also looking very, very mild. so high temperatures today as a result are looking spectacular. you really can't find too much in the way of cold air, unless you start heading up into montana and into idaho and wyoming. some of the higher elevations there will see cold enough weather for snow. b butgenerally speaking, we're looking at a smooth day for weather travel. 71 in kansas city, nice and warm there, and up to 53, your high in new york. during the parade in the morning hours, it will be in the 40s. so it will be colder than that. in the southwest, it's looking nice and warm, alina and brooke, really looking good. i'm so happy to report good travel weather. usually we don't have this. so enjoy it while it lasts. >> trick going to the parade, really any parade, layering. it was fun walking around the city yeste
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, celebration, florida, one of our favorite places. the southwest has the heat today. there are some records going on in the middle of the country. but that heat you have in the southwest, you have a chance to keep. l.a. all >> coco just looked at me and goes, you're not warm, either. no, i'm not dressed properly, either. we are live in philadelphia. we have some floats to ride in the parade. back to rachel. >> good morning, sam. >>> here's what's ahead on the "gma morning menu." the secrets for getting the biggest bang for your buck on black friday. in the stores or online. we have the scoop for the best shopping. >>> more of today's bargains in "deals and steals." gifts for everyone in your family at deep discounts. >>> and we have the answers to your turkey day emergencies. plus, simple recipes for great sides and desserts, in our thanksgiving 911. all coming up live, here on "gma," here in times square. years ago, my doctor told me to take a centrum silver multivitamin every day. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term h
to be in florida visiting relatives. and this guy takes her home and he was questioning things and ruled out as a person of interest. how is he no longer a person of interest if they don't have any more interest about this? >> does because they say that he is in a person of interest doesn't mean that he isn't. you have to look at everything that happened and the way she made it home. i am not sure if they did forensics, but that is the one of the things that i would be looking at. i would be looking at cell phone calls and he is definitely a person of interest in my mind because he was the last to be known or seen of her. he admits to that. >> i thought this was interesting when i was reading about this story. the girl's cell phone was on for a few hours and it was on until the battery died. she had her cell phone with her and she texted her family when she got home, saying that she was home safely. forty minutes after she left the bar. but i was thinking with the cell phones, and safety for all of us in your experience as an investigator, how can you track someone's whereabouts and if we ar
nurse in florida and became an episcopal priest, close to $100,000. she had to sell her house and she sold her car and took a vow of poverty to make it through that period. why not come up with better ways for people to say for this transition that so many more going through? there was another article in "the wall street journal" that describes the growing number of boomers who were tapping into the children's 529 accounts to go back to school, whether they were going from being an episcopal priest to a pediatric nurse and vice versa or some other combination. we have individual retirement accounts. i'd like to see individual purpose accounts where people save for their own transition and they don't have to go through their children's 529 account. at the policy level, why not take social security more flexible? why not enable people to take a year or two of social security in their 50's for example to go back to school or to do an encore fellowship or to do national service for a year and have people go to work and actuarially adjusted period on the other and? these are things that we
to turn down the volume on your tv. we have bob in florida. >> caller: this is a great show and i appreciate that show in the guest as well. i am working on something and i am listening to you guys at the same time. i believe there are at least a handful of us who certainly appreciate this stuff. mr. johnson's perspective on this and his ability to articulate the issues. let me get right in to my dilemma. i work at a local and state level to advocate for the inclusion of a detailed analysis of options in the information of progressive ideas, and that progressive policies on various issues at the local and state government as private citizens. what i have found is that the established order of things has been inhibiting the implementation of innovation. let's say, certainly i have specific examples that i won't go into, but you probably know, public utilities, like how they operate, and they can hold back innovation and innovative applications of new technologies because they are in concert with the state regulators to protect their interests. it inhibits the evolution of innovatio
not to be doing anything new. if you look back, 1961, the court decided a case. hoyt v. florida. she was what we would call a battered woman. one day, her philandering husband had humiliated her to the breaking point. she spied her son's baseball bats in the corner of the room. with all her might, she brought it down on her husband head. he fell to the floor and that was the end of the argument, at the end of the husband, and the beginning of the murder prosecution. so gwendolyn hoyt thought, if there were women on the jury, they might better understand her state of mind. even if they did not acquit her of the murder charge, they might come in with a verdict of manslaughter. she was convicted of murder by an all-male jury. when the case came to the supreme course, we do not understand what this complaint is about. women have the best of all possible worlds. they're not on the jury rolls, but if they want to serve, they can for the asking. think of how many men would sign up if they did not have to. she was told this and was dumbfounded. they did not understand her plight. this was in 1961. the l
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